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Bedford Commercial Bank

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: print
Maker: Place made: United States, Massachusetts, New Bedford
Date made: 1850-1859
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 12 1/2 in x 15 1/2 in
Nomenclature: business
Classification: whales

Four printed sheets each with six uncut blank cheques from the Bedford Commercial Bank. Printed in black ink on pale blue paper with a whaling scene on the left hand margin. Text on each cheque reads: "[blank] Dolls. [blank] Cts. New Bedford, [blank] [blank] 185[blank]." "Cashier of the BEDFORD COMMERCIAL BANK," "Pay to [blank] [blank] or Bearer," "[blank] [blank over printed numeral "100"] Dollars" "No. [blank], [blank for signature]"


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